Fall festivals and fundraisers: 7 events to attend in Cy-Fair this month

October events in the Cy-Fair area include fall festivals and pumpkin patches. (Courtesy Fotolia)
October events in the Cy-Fair area include fall festivals and pumpkin patches. (Courtesy Fotolia)

October events in the Cy-Fair area include fall festivals and pumpkin patches. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Several events are planned in Cy-Fair for the fall season.

Oct. 7-31: Visit a pumpkin patch

Lakewood United Methodist Church is hosting its annual pumpkin patch featuring photo opportunities and pumpkins for sale. 2-8 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). Free (admission). Lakewood United Methodist Church, 11330 Louetta Road, Houston. 281-370-2273. www.lakewoodumc.org

Oct. 17: Take the family to a fall festival

Cypress Fellowship will host a fall festival with train rides, bounce houses, children’s activities, trunk or treat, food and photo opportunities. A pumpkin patch will be operational Oct. 17-31 on Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 p.m.-dusk. 3-7 p.m. (festival). Free (admission). Cypress Fellowship, 16620 Cypress Rosehill Road, Cypress. 281-246-7700. www.cypressfellowship.org


Oct. 25: Stop by the farmers market in Bridgeland

Your Neighborhood Farmers Market will host a pet-friendly event featuring fresh shrimp, pasta, vegetables, fruits, goat cheese, meats, teas, olive oils, baked goods, roasted coffee and skin care items among other products for sale. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free (admission). Lakeland Village Center, 10519 Fry Road, Cypress. www.facebook.com/yourneighborhoodfarmersmarket

Oct. 28: Participate in a clay shoot tournament for charity

Cy-Hope hosts the annual clay shoot tournament fundraiser, which was rescheduled due to COVID-19. 11:30 a.m. (lunch), 1 p.m. (tournament), 3:30 p.m. (awards). $800 (team of four). Westside Sporting Grounds, 10120 Pattison Road, Katy. www.cy-hope.org

Oct. 29: See a pet parade with Precinct 4 Encore!

Harris County Precinct 4’s program for adults age 50 and older hosts a Howl-O-Ween drive-thru pet parade. Registration is required. 1-3 p.m. Free (admission). The MET Student Ministry, 13000 Jones Road, Houston. 713-274-4050. www.hcp4.net/encore/events

Oct. 29: Raise scholarship money at a golf tournament

The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Adam J. Skinner golf tournament to support student scholarships through the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. 10 a.m. (lunch), 11 a.m. (shotgun start), 4 p.m. (awards dinner). $1,125 (team of four). BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress. www.cyfairchamber.com

Oct. 30: Support Cy-Hope with a Mask R Aid

Cy-Hope hosts a night of stand-up comedy by Srsly Melissa, burgers from The Backyard Grill and beer. Kendale Walker performs live music from 6-7 p.m. 6:30-8 p.m. $40 (per person), $5 (per beer garden ticket). Cy-Hope, 12715 Telge Road, Cypress. www.cy-hope.org
By Danica Lloyd
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She became editor of the Cy-Fair edition in March 2020 and continues to cover education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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